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INDIEWATCH: Truth is stranger than fiction in ‘The Bling Ring’
The Bling Ring is writer/director Sofia Coppolas latest film about burglaries that took place in 2008 and 2009 in the Hollywood Hills. The films opening credits are smeared with shots of celebrities, ...
10/28/13 at 11:35 AM INDIEWATCH: 'Trick 'r Treat' a campy throwback to 'Tales from the Crypt' 10/17/13 at 7:58 PM
INDIEWATCH: Chastain a tour de force in ‘Jolene’ 10/10/13 at 12:48 PM
Week 8 Awesome Authors
Awesome Authors is a summer school creative writing class offered, by the Grand Forks Public School District. Laura Knox teaches the class, for students in Kindergarten through Second Grade. Class mem...
9/16/13 at 10:07 AM Week 7 Awesome Authors 9/9/13 at 8:46 AM
Week 6 Awesome Authors 9/3/13 at 7:54 AM
The Latest Religious Darling in the Media: The Muslim Writing about Jesus
By now, many or most have heard of Reza Aslan's book Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. A rather strange interview on FOX didn't hurt and of course NPR had an interview with him. For the...
8/7/13 at 10:01 AM
Review: Everyone's in on the joke at Gaffigan show
Jim Gaffigan took a diverse crowd tonight and made it do the same thing: laugh. A lot. The comedian performed to the approval of 1,991 spectators ranging from preteen to the most senior of citizen...
7/26/13 at 9:08 PM
Book Review: A Drowned Maiden's Hair
Laura Amy Schlitz has written a fantastic book, though I'm honestly not sure what makes "A Drowned Maiden's Hair" a "young adult" book. I suppose the story of slightly-bratty, lonely Maud, an impover...
7/16/13 at 9:00 AM Music Review: Modern Vampires of the City 7/15/13 at 3:03 PM
Movie Review: The Artist 3/17/13 at 3:56 PM
The Perks of Being a Wallflower: Reviewed by OWHG
Editor's note: Out of Work Hockey Guy has had some spare time on his hands. That, coupled with his love of movies, moved him to write a guest blog for The Tales. I was pleasantly surprised when I rece...
2/27/13 at 9:41 AM Big Day Tomorrow On The Tales 2/26/13 at 9:20 AM
Side Effects: Reviewed 2/15/13 at 12:06 PM
Heading to the new Casa Mexico in East Grand Forks, my hopes were high. Everybody I could find said it was great, some hoping for a respite from Americanized Mexican food we're so accustomed to: Let...
1/27/13 at 7:16 PM
Fitger's gets love
Fitgers Brewhouse gets a shout-out in the February issue of Midwest Living magazine. The hot spot landed in a compilation of Favorite Midwest Craft Breweries. The Brewhouse shares space in the Fab E...
1/15/13 at 11:00 PM
Curbside Chat Companion
My friends at Strong Towns have released its Curbside Chat Companion Booklet. The companion is an in-depth, yet succinct, summary of the Strong Towns premise. East Grand Forks was fortunate enough to ...
10/5/11 at 6:00 AM On common sense and political trust 10/4/11 at 6:00 AM
Quick Hits 8-18-2011 8/18/11 at 6:00 AM
Old Navy Acting Brand New
Clothing retailer Old Navy is acting anything but old. Their new ad campaign partners with the song-identifying app Shazam to merge their television advertising with mobile and their website, with ve...
4/8/11 at 7:16 AM
Let me start off by saying that I am not a film expert by ANY definition. I mean, I love romantic comedies. Not all of them, but that's my preference. I also like historical (usually British) films an...
1/31/11 at 3:28 PM
The Crimson Creek Players production of "Hair" opens tonight at the Empire Arts Center in Grand Forks. It runs through Saturday and then August 11 - 15. There was a preview for media ...
8/4/09 at 12:30 AM